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by Gillian Darley

Category: Historical
Subcategory: Memoris and Biographies
Author: Gillian Darley
ISBN: 0300086954
ISBN13: 978-0300086959
Language: English
Publisher: Yale University Press (July 11, 2000)
Pages: 368
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Sir John Soane (1753-1837) was one of the most influential, if eccentric, English architects. The Soane Museum is as complex and intriguing as the man himself.

Sir John Soane (1753-1837) was one of the most influential, if eccentric, English architects. Most of his designs were so radical for their time that they were never built-just as well, some critics say. But in this ambitiously produced but disappointingly illustrated biography (most of the reproductions are in black-and-white), Gillian Darley champions this son of a bricklayer.

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pages 194–5, Gillian Darley, John Soane An Accidental Romantic, 1999, Yale University Press. page 544, David Watkin, Sir John Soane Architect, Enlightenment Thought and the Royal Academy Lectures, 1996, Cambridge University Press. Page 98, Sir John Soane Architect, Dorothy Stroud, 1984, Faber & Faber. Page 263, John Soane An Accidental Romantic, Gillian Darley, 1999, Yale University Press. a b page 79, J. Mordaunt Crook: The British Museum A Case-study in Architectural Politics, 1972, Pelican Books

The architecture of John Soane constitutes one of the few points of contact between advocates of tradition and innovation in this century. Books In this article. John Soane: An Accidental Romantic.

The architecture of John Soane constitutes one of the few points of contact between advocates of tradition and innovation in this century. It might be successfully argued that for this reason alone his work merits continued scrutiny. But Soane has not always been so well-regarded, and for the greater part of the time since his death in 1837 he has been regarded as something of an odd duck.

John Soane: an Accidental Romantic. London and New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999.

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John Soane : An Accidental Romantic. English architect John Soane created dramatic and unpredictable buildings that continue to inspire architects worldwide. By (author) Gillian Darley. This biography tells the story of the self-made, irascible architect's turbulent life and the remarkable buildings he designed, including the Bank of England.

Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians Vol. 60 No. 3, Se. 2001 (pp. 352-355) DOI: 1. 307/991764. This is a PDF-only article. The first page of the PDF of this article appears above.

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English architect John Soane created dramatic and unpredictable buildings that continue to inspire architects worldwide. This biography tells the story of the self-made, irascible architect's turbulent life and the remarkable buildings he designed, including the Bank of England.
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